Legislating Consumer Privacy Online & Off
Last month, Congressmen Rick Boucher and Cliff Stearns, respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, released a discussion draft of legislation "to assure the privacy of information about individuals both on the Internet and offline." This is the most significant movement in over half a decade to craft privacy rules for consumers in the digital age.
- Michelle De Mooy, Senior Associate, National Priorities - Consumer Action [bio]
- Erin Egan, Partner - Covington & Burling [bio]
- Leslie Harris, President & CEO - Center for Democracy & Technology [bio]
- Mike Zaneis, Vice President of Public Policy - Interactive Advertising Bureau [bio]
This widely attended educational briefing is hosted by the Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee (ICAC), part of a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Congressional staff and members of the press welcome. The ICAC is a private sector organization comprised of public interest groups, trade associations, non-profits, and corporations. More information on the ICAC is available at www.netcaucus.org.